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A cross-cultural study: anti-inflammatory activity of Australian and Chinese plants

Li, Rachel; Myers, S P; Leach, D N; Lin, G D; Leach, G J

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In this study, in vitro inhibitory effects of 33 ethanol extracts obtained from 24 plant species (representing 11 different families) on cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) were evaluated. The plant materials selected for this study have been used in aboriginal medicine in Australia and traditional medicine in China for the treatment of various diseases that are considered as inflammation in nature, e.g. asthma, arthritis, rheumatism, fever, edema, infections, snakebite and related inflammatory diseases....[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49556
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-8741(02)00336-7

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